Overland Park, Kan. – David & Elizabeth Drake, in Trinity, Texas have completed courses to receive the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Education Institute’s Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA) designation.
The GPPA program is designed to educate auctioneers on the responsibilities of appraisal. Auctioneers who have the GPPA designation learn guidelines and regulations regarding the appraisal of property. The GPPA designation requires the completion of thirty-five hours of classroom instruction and an appraisal report. The Drake’s attended this course in Las Vegas, Nevada in December of 2014 and have complete all course requirements.
David F Drake, GPPA Tx Lic# 16244 and Liz Drake, ATS, GPPA Tx Lic#16596 Professional Auctioneers – Personal Property Appraisers. Owners of Trinity Auction Gallery 103 West Main Trinity, Texas (www.trinityauctiongallery.com) Specializes in the sale of Firearms, Estates, Liquidations, Inventory Reduction, Government Liquidations, Personal Assets and Charity Auctions as well. Personal Property Appraisals with USPAP Compliance.
In addition to the GPPA, the NAA’s Education Institute offers designation for Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS), Certified Estate Specialist (CES), Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) as well as various certificate programs.
With more than 6,000 members from throughout the world, the National Auctioneers Association is the largest organization of its kind dedicated to promoting the auction method of marketing and competitive bidding industry. The organization was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kan. For more information on the NAA and its programs, visit www.auctioneers.org.